EC Proposes to Restrict the use of Methylisothiazolinone (MI): Public Consultation now Open.
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From the 29th of July 2015 to the 23rd of October 2015 public consultation on the restriction of the use of the preservative Methylisothiazolinone (MI) in cosmetics products is open. The EC proposes t [...]

10th Round of Negotiations – TTIP
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The 10th round of negotiations for The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) finished on July 17th 2015, in Brussels. In the course of the negotiations, the parties discussed all thre [...]

EC Restrict Hair Dye Ingredients after Adoption of New Regulation (EU) 2015/1190
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On July 20, 2015 the European Commission adopted Regulation (EU) 2015/1190 thereby amending the Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009. The new Regulation, binding in its entirety and directly appl [...]

SCCS to pronounce on the safety of four cosmetic ingredients
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During the last week of June 2015, the Scientific Committee on Consumer’s Safety (SCCS) were requested to pronounce on the safety of four different cosmetics ingredients of potential concern, as us [...]

SCCS Opinion on “Silica, Hydrated Silica, and Silica Surface Modified with Alkyl Silylates (nano form)”
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Silica, Hydrated Silica, and Silica Surface Modified with Alkyl Silylates (nano form) Silica, Hydrated Silica, Silica Silylate and Silica Dimethyl Silylate nano forms are used in many leave-on and [...]

Legislation

(EC) No 1223/2009 (Cosmetics Regulation)
⇨ Cosmetics Regulation.

(EU) 2015/1298
⇨ COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/1298 of 28 July 2015 amending Annexes II and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products.

2013/674/EU
⇨ Guidelines on Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (Guidelines on the Cosmetic Products Safety Report).

(EU) No 655/2013
⇨ Common criteria for the justification of claims used in relation to cosmetic products.

(EU) No 1004.2014
⇨ Amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (Parabens).

(EU) No 1003.2014
⇨ Amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (MCI-MI).

 (EU) No 866.2014
⇨ Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) No 866.2014 amending Annexes III, V and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council on cosmetic products (alkyl (C16, C18, C22) trimethylammonium chloride, citric acid (and) silver citrate, ETH-50 (nano)).

(EU) No 358/2014
⇨ Amending annexes II and V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (parabens & triclosan).

(EU) No 1197/2013
⇨ Amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (hair and eyelash dyes).

(EU) No 658/2013
⇨ Amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (hair dye products).

(EU) No 658/2013
⇨ Amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (Polidocanol).

(EU) No 344/2013
⇨ Amending Annexes II, III, V and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products.

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Animal Testing
⇨ Documents related to animal testing in the field of cosmetics.

Alternative methods for cosmetics testing
⇨ Public consultation on alternative methods for cosmetics testing.

OTHER APPLICABLE EU LEGISLATIONS

Chemicals website
⇨ Chemicals website of the European Commission including information on restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations.

Climate website
⇨ Climate website of the European Commission regarding ozone-depleting substances contained in aerosol products.

Pressure and Gas website
⇨ Pressure and Gas website of the European Commission relating to aerosol dispensers.

Legal metrology and pre-packaging website
⇨ Legal metrology and pre-packaging website of the European Commission with information on nominal quantities and nominal capacities permitted for certain prepackaged products.

Environment website
⇨ Environment website of the European Commission on packaging and packaging waste.